Sunday 1-22-99

Practiced at the Palace all a.m. & Tabocalaria [Tabacalera] in p.m. Went to call on Senorita Marcelanna in p.m. then the Glee Club serenaded the Cal. and Palace boys. Sent letter home & to Tops. Also to Miss Caughran. Ships in line o' battle order and all soldiers sleep on arms. A large lot of ammunition..

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Saturday, Jan. 21st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Alternately clear and cloudy, no rain; slightly cool. This is called winter. People catch colds and hack & cough much. Remained at home through the forenoon & up to 2.30p.m. Commenced day with prayer & bible reading; then cooked breakfast &..

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Friday, Jan. 20th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Cool and cloudy during the day; raining tonight. Remained at house larger part of the day. Overhauled my shells & some curios. Read a little and straightened up my personal accounts. Find that San Francisco H.Q. is a long way behind..

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